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What to Watch Out for If There’s a Sudden Death in Your Family

Did you know that Anthony Bourdain’s will revealed that the celebrity chef and author had an estate of only $1.21 million? Estimates of the TV star’s worth had been around $16 million, which made the revelations from his will even more startling. This is an example of how sudden death can uncover some very big surprises when it comes to an estate. How Can a Sudden Death in Your Family Uncover Startling Estate Issues? Bourdain named his daughter as the primary beneficiary of his estate using a testamentary trust. This trust will release funds to Bourdain’s daughter in steps in…